Portland Chapter

The Portland/Metro Chapter met on April 6, 2017 to draft a week’s worth of cultural activities for the group of Ticos coming here in September.  They arrive on September 14th from Astoria, and depart for Bend on September 20th.  We need your help to provide both overnight and day hosts!  If you’d like to participate, contact our hosting coordinator today at peggyaboyd@yahoo.com.  Thus far, activities include:

Thursday, Sept 14th:  welcome lunch; live radio broadcast at 3pm

Friday, Sept 15th:  tour of downtown Portland; Q&A with City Council; happy hour at Altabira restaurant

Saturday, Sept 16th: Pittock Mansion and wine country picnic

Sunday, Sept 17th: Free family day (Saturday market, Grotto, etc.)

Monday, Sept 18th: carpool to Mt. Angel Abbey; lunch in a German restaurant; Silver Falls

Tuesday, Sept 19th: tour of Washington Park and Japanese Gardens; farewell lunch; Nike/Adidas shopping

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